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Future Perfect: Why Influence Matters

What is influence? Why does it matter, how does it work, and how can you get better at it?

Sarah Tomolonius

Updates from M13

September 1, 2021

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Welcoming Our Next Senior Investor
Welcoming Our Next Senior Investor

Learn why M13’s Core Investment Team is creating this new role around the right candidate.

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Welcoming Our Next Senior Investor

Learn why M13’s Core Investment Team is creating this new role around the right candidate.

M13 Partnership

Updates from M13

December 1, 2021

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Welcoming Our Next Senior Investor
Paris Hilton and Elizabeth Stark: Crypto and the Creator
Paris Hilton and Elizabeth Stark: Crypto and the Creator

Paris Hilton and Elizabeth Stark discuss crypto’s influence on NFTs, the creator economy, and more.

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Paris Hilton and Elizabeth Stark: Crypto and the Creator

Paris Hilton and Elizabeth Stark discuss crypto’s influence on NFTs, the creator economy, and more.

Latif Peracha & Sarah Tomolonius

Updates from M13

July 28, 2021

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Paris Hilton and Elizabeth Stark: Crypto and the Creator
Seeking Aspiring Founders with a Passion for Human Performance and Longevity
Seeking Aspiring Founders with a Passion for Human Performance and Longevity

M13 is partnering with Tony Robbins and Peter Diamandis to launch a consumer health tech platform.

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Seeking Aspiring Founders with a Passion for Human Performance and Longevity

M13 is partnering with Tony Robbins and Peter Diamandis to launch a consumer health tech platform.

M13 Team

Updates from M13

May 20, 2021

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Seeking Aspiring Founders with a Passion for Human Performance and Longevity
From Building DigitalOcean to Supporting Founders at M13
From Building DigitalOcean to Supporting Founders at M13

M13 partners and employees reminisce about lessons learned from working together at DigitalOcean.

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From Building DigitalOcean to Supporting Founders at M13

M13 partners and employees reminisce about lessons learned from working together at DigitalOcean.

M13 Team

Updates from M13

March 23, 2021

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From Building DigitalOcean to Supporting Founders at M13
Career Lessons from the Women Who Influenced Us
Career Lessons from the Women Who Influenced Us

Three M13 partners remember the career-changing lessons they learned from their mothers.

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Career Lessons from the Women Who Influenced Us

Three M13 partners remember the career-changing lessons they learned from their mothers.

Anna Barber & Christine Choi & Lizzie Francis

Updates from M13

March 12, 2021

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Career Lessons from the Women Who Influenced Us
A Letter to M13’s Newest Investment Partner
A Letter to M13’s Newest Investment Partner

M13 is hiring an investor to join our venture firm’s partnership. Is our mission right for you?

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A Letter to M13’s Newest Investment Partner

M13 is hiring an investor to join our venture firm’s partnership. Is our mission right for you?

M13 Partnership

Updates from M13

March 2, 2021

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A Letter to M13’s Newest Investment Partner
Future Perfect: What Wellness Means Today—and in the Future
Future Perfect: What Wellness Means Today—and in the Future

Entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investors came together at M13’s Future Perfect virtual event.

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Future Perfect: What Wellness Means Today—and in the Future

Entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investors came together at M13’s Future Perfect virtual event.

Sarah Tomolonius

Updates from M13

February 26, 2021

2 min read

Future Perfect: What Wellness Means Today—and in the Future
Evolving the Venture Studio Model with PepsiCo
Evolving the Venture Studio Model with PepsiCo

We’re looking for 12 Founders-in-Residence to develop and test product concepts in a 12-week program.

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Evolving the Venture Studio Model with PepsiCo

We’re looking for 12 Founders-in-Residence to develop and test product concepts in a 12-week program.

Anna Barber & Andrew Grone

Updates from M13

December 16, 2020

5 min read

Evolving the Venture Studio Model with PepsiCo
Why I Joined M13 as a Partner and Head of Launchpad
Why I Joined M13 as a Partner and Head of Launchpad

At M13, I’ll build on the work I did at Techstars by starting even earlier in the innovation cycle.

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Why I Joined M13 as a Partner and Head of Launchpad

At M13, I’ll build on the work I did at Techstars by starting even earlier in the innovation cycle.

Anna Barber

Updates from M13

December 1, 2020

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Why I Joined M13 as a Partner and Head of Launchpad
Our Holistic Approach to Investing: Introducing M13’s ESG Policy
Our Holistic Approach to Investing: Introducing M13’s ESG Policy

Learn more about why having an ESG mindset is part of our founding story.

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Our Holistic Approach to Investing: Introducing M13’s ESG Policy

Learn more about why having an ESG mindset is part of our founding story.

Sarah Tomolonius

Updates from M13

October 26, 2020

5 min read

Our Holistic Approach to Investing: Introducing M13’s ESG Policy
Overheard on Slack: What It Means to Be a Community Today
Overheard on Slack: What It Means to Be a Community Today

From Richard Branson to Paris Hilton, here’s a look back at M13’s Founder Day.

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Overheard on Slack: What It Means to Be a Community Today

From Richard Branson to Paris Hilton, here’s a look back at M13’s Founder Day.

Christine Choi & Kindra Mason

Updates from M13

October 21, 2020

3 min read

Overheard on Slack: What It Means to Be a Community Today
The Future of Tech, Reading & Mental Wellness with Padmasree Warrior
The Future of Tech, Reading & Mental Wellness with Padmasree Warrior

Discover how reading can help improve mental wellness—and be a social activity.

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The Future of Tech, Reading & Mental Wellness with Padmasree Warrior

Discover how reading can help improve mental wellness—and be a social activity.

Lindsey Marlowe

Updates from M13

October 2, 2020

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The Future of Tech, Reading & Mental Wellness with Padmasree Warrior
The Future of Capital and ESG
The Future of Capital and ESG

The evolution of ESG includes building culture with diversity and inclusion.

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The Future of Capital and ESG

The evolution of ESG includes building culture with diversity and inclusion.

Sarah Tomolonius & Lindsey Marlowe

Updates from M13

September 28, 2020

6 min read

The Future of Capital and ESG
A Letter to M13’s New Launchpad Partner
A Letter to M13’s New Launchpad Partner

The ideal candidate will take our in-house venture studio to new heights.

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A Letter to M13’s New Launchpad Partner

The ideal candidate will take our in-house venture studio to new heights.

Carter Reum

Updates from M13

September 17, 2020

2 min read

A Letter to M13’s New Launchpad Partner
The Future of Entertainment
The Future of Entertainment

Troy Carter, Marc Merrill, and Juan Borrero reflect on innovations in entertainment.

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The Future of Entertainment

Troy Carter, Marc Merrill, and Juan Borrero reflect on innovations in entertainment.

Lindsey Marlowe

Updates from M13

September 2, 2020

3 min read

The Future of Entertainment
The Future of Financial Services
The Future of Financial Services

This emerging tech is democratizing access to financial services and more.

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The Future of Financial Services

This emerging tech is democratizing access to financial services and more.

Lindsey Marlowe

Updates from M13

August 25, 2020

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The Future of Financial Services
An Accelerated Approach to Building with M13’s Launchpad
An Accelerated Approach to Building with M13’s Launchpad

Our in-house venture studio offers daily strategic & operational guidance to fill gaps in founding teams.

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An Accelerated Approach to Building with M13’s Launchpad

Our in-house venture studio offers daily strategic & operational guidance to fill gaps in founding teams.

Andrew Grone

Updates from M13

August 22, 2020

1 min read

An Accelerated Approach to Building with M13’s Launchpad
M13’s Propulsion Platform and Our Multipronged Approach
M13’s Propulsion Platform and Our Multipronged Approach

Discover how M13 is supporting founding teams in our portfolio during the COVID-19 crisis.

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M13’s Propulsion Platform and Our Multipronged Approach

Discover how M13 is supporting founding teams in our portfolio during the COVID-19 crisis.

Sarah Tomolonius

Updates from M13

August 17, 2020

2 min read

M13’s Propulsion Platform and Our Multipronged Approach
The Future of Health
The Future of Health

The founders of Feelmore Labs, Seed Health, and Capsule discuss innovating during COVID-19.

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The Future of Health

The founders of Feelmore Labs, Seed Health, and Capsule discuss innovating during COVID-19.

Lindsey Marlowe

Updates from M13

August 13, 2020

4 min read

The Future of Health
The Future of Food
The Future of Food

Hear from Daily Harvest’s Rachel Drori, Thrive Market’s Nick Green, and more.

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The Future of Food

Hear from Daily Harvest’s Rachel Drori, Thrive Market’s Nick Green, and more.

Lindsey Marlowe

Updates from M13

July 26, 2020

2 min read

The Future of Food
M13: A Firm Built by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs
M13: A Firm Built by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs

The best venture investors can help make winners by providing operational and investment expertise.

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M13: A Firm Built by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs

The best venture investors can help make winners by providing operational and investment expertise.

Carter Reum & Courtney Reum

Updates from M13

June 30, 2020

2 min read

M13: A Firm Built by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs
On Moving Forward and Healing with Katie Couric
On Moving Forward and Healing with Katie Couric

Deepak Chopra and Sheryl Crow share insights on creativity and motivation during the pandemic.

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On Moving Forward and Healing with Katie Couric

Deepak Chopra and Sheryl Crow share insights on creativity and motivation during the pandemic.

Lindsey Marlowe

Updates from M13

May 29, 2020

1 min read

On Moving Forward and Healing with Katie Couric
Enabling Empathy Through Technology with Sly Lee of Emerge
Enabling Empathy Through Technology with Sly Lee of Emerge

Discover new ways of communication during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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Enabling Empathy Through Technology with Sly Lee of Emerge

Discover new ways of communication during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Lindsey Marlowe

Updates from M13

May 21, 2020

1 min read

Enabling Empathy Through Technology with Sly Lee of Emerge
M13’s Investment Thesis: Emerging Technologies Improving Daily Living
M13’s Investment Thesis: Emerging Technologies Improving Daily Living

We invest in companies that are building defensible businesses around emerging consumer behaviors.

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M13’s Investment Thesis: Emerging Technologies Improving Daily Living

We invest in companies that are building defensible businesses around emerging consumer behaviors.

Sarah Tomolonius

Updates from M13

May 10, 2020

5 min read

M13’s Investment Thesis: Emerging Technologies Improving Daily Living
Cultivating Empathy and Human Connections with Defy Ventures
Cultivating Empathy and Human Connections with Defy Ventures

A day with entrepreneurs in training revealed the importance of second chances.

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Cultivating Empathy and Human Connections with Defy Ventures

A day with entrepreneurs in training revealed the importance of second chances.

Christine Choi

Updates from M13

May 10, 2020

3 min read

Cultivating Empathy and Human Connections with Defy Ventures
In the Era of Global Shutdowns, eSports Is on the Rise
In the Era of Global Shutdowns, eSports Is on the Rise

The co-founders and CEOs of Emerge and ProGuides discuss why gaming is thriving.

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In the Era of Global Shutdowns, eSports Is on the Rise

The co-founders and CEOs of Emerge and ProGuides discuss why gaming is thriving.

Lindsey Marlowe

Updates from M13

May 10, 2020

1 min read

In the Era of Global Shutdowns, eSports Is on the Rise
Connectivity Tools of the Future: Trends in Esports, Extended Reality & More
Connectivity Tools of the Future: Trends in Esports, Extended Reality & More

Emerge Co-founder and CEO Sly Lee and ProGuides Co-founder Sam Wang discuss innovations in esports and XR.

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Connectivity Tools of the Future: Trends in Esports, Extended Reality & More

Emerge Co-founder and CEO Sly Lee and ProGuides Co-founder Sam Wang discuss innovations in esports and XR.

Lindsey Marlowe & Sequoia Blodgett

Updates from M13

April 19, 2020

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Connectivity Tools of the Future: Trends in Esports, Extended Reality & More
M13’s Propulsion Model Was Built to Help Execute
M13’s Propulsion Model Was Built to Help Execute

The collective experience of M13’s partners is invaluable to startup founders.

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M13’s Propulsion Model Was Built to Help Execute

The collective experience of M13’s partners is invaluable to startup founders.

Sarah Tomolonius

Updates from M13

April 19, 2020

2 min read

M13’s Propulsion Model Was Built to Help Execute
Karl Alomar Joins M13 as Managing Partner
Karl Alomar Joins M13 as Managing Partner

The former COO at DigitalOcean also brings his experience as a founder and CEO of two startups.

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Karl Alomar Joins M13 as Managing Partner

The former COO at DigitalOcean also brings his experience as a founder and CEO of two startups.

M13 Team

Updates from M13

March 16, 2020

5 min read

Karl Alomar Joins M13 as Managing Partner
Venture Capital and Corporate VC Doesn’t Have to be an Either/Or
Venture Capital and Corporate VC Doesn’t Have to be an Either/Or

This set of questions can help you decide if an investor’s style is right for you as a founder.

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Venture Capital and Corporate VC Doesn’t Have to be an Either/Or

This set of questions can help you decide if an investor’s style is right for you as a founder.

Mary Carmen (MC) Gasco-Buisson

Updates from M13

March 16, 2020

5 min read

Venture Capital and Corporate VC Doesn’t Have to be an Either/Or
M13: Redefining Venture
M13: Redefining Venture

M13 supports founders with access to experienced operators, an in-house venture studio, and more.

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M13: Redefining Venture

M13 supports founders with access to experienced operators, an in-house venture studio, and more.

M13 Team

Updates from M13

March 16, 2020

3 min read

M13: Redefining Venture
Celebrating Women in Tech
Celebrating Women in Tech

Our Los Angeles event drew women working in industries ranging from aerospace to wellness.

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Celebrating Women in Tech

Our Los Angeles event drew women working in industries ranging from aerospace to wellness.

Christine Choi

Updates from M13

March 16, 2020

1 min read

Celebrating Women in Tech
A Letter to Our New M13 Partner
A Letter to Our New M13 Partner

Here’s what we’re looking for in our newest operating partner.

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A Letter to Our New M13 Partner

Here’s what we’re looking for in our newest operating partner.

Carter Reum

Updates from M13

March 16, 2020

2 min read

A Letter to Our New M13 Partner
Can You Have Mental Wellness While Running a Startup?
Can You Have Mental Wellness While Running a Startup?

In M13’s Overheard on Slack series, two partners share how to support founders’ mental wellness.

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Can You Have Mental Wellness While Running a Startup?

In M13’s Overheard on Slack series, two partners share how to support founders’ mental wellness.

Christine Choi & Matt Hoffman

Updates from M13

March 16, 2020

2 min read

Can You Have Mental Wellness While Running a Startup?
An Evening at LACMA
An Evening at LACMA

Here’s a look back at our special dinner for M13 founders and LPs.

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An Evening at LACMA

Here’s a look back at our special dinner for M13 founders and LPs.

M13 Team

Updates from M13

March 16, 2020

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An Evening at LACMA
Overheard on Slack: RIP IRL?
Overheard on Slack: RIP IRL?

Here’s how M13 partners stay connected while shifting to virtual meetings.

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Overheard on Slack: RIP IRL?

Here’s how M13 partners stay connected while shifting to virtual meetings.

Christine Choi & Matt Hoffman

Updates from M13

March 16, 2020

3 min read

Overheard on Slack: RIP IRL?
Celebrating Fund II with Mayor Eric Garcetti
Celebrating Fund II with Mayor Eric Garcetti

Sophia Amoruso, Jamie Siminoff, Brian Lee, and more joined the celebration with M13’s founding teams.

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Celebrating Fund II with Mayor Eric Garcetti

Sophia Amoruso, Jamie Siminoff, Brian Lee, and more joined the celebration with M13’s founding teams.

M13 Team

Updates from M13

March 11, 2020

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Celebrating Fund II with Mayor Eric Garcetti
Courtney Reum and Paris Hilton at Upfront Summit 2020
Courtney Reum and Paris Hilton at Upfront Summit 2020

Paris Hilton talks about the need for more female leaders and the advice that keeps her grounded.

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Courtney Reum and Paris Hilton at Upfront Summit 2020

Paris Hilton talks about the need for more female leaders and the advice that keeps her grounded.

M13 Team

Updates from M13

March 11, 2020

1 min read

Courtney Reum and Paris Hilton at Upfront Summit 2020
What “Parasite’s” Oscar Win Means for Founders and Investors
What “Parasite’s” Oscar Win Means for Founders and Investors

Here’s what startup founders—and investors—can learn from the Oscar-winning movie.

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What “Parasite’s” Oscar Win Means for Founders and Investors

Here’s what startup founders—and investors—can learn from the Oscar-winning movie.

Christine Choi & Matt Hoffman

Updates from M13

March 3, 2020

1 min read

What “Parasite’s” Oscar Win Means for Founders and Investors
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